Police

  • 6 polling officials, 2 policemen killed in landmine blast 24-04-2014 11:23 PM

    Eight persons - six polling officials and two policemen - were on Thursday killed and seven others injured when suspected Maoists blew up their vehicle in the district, a senior police officer said in Dumka. Director General of Police Rajeev Kumar said a landmine was triggered when they were returning...
  • Children made to beg by alcoholic mother rescued 24-04-2014 09:40 PM

    Two children made to beg allegedly by their own alcoholic mother have been rescued by an NGO at a railway station in Kota, officials said on Thursday. The two siblings, aged eight and six were rescued by members of Child Line and produced before the Child Welfare Society of Kota,...
  • LJP state general secretary Lalan Singh arrested for extortion 24-04-2014 03:56 PM

    The Economic Offences Unit (EOU) of the Bihar Police on Thursday arrested Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) state general secretary Lalan Singh on charges of extortion and criminal intimidation. Singh is an accused in case number 4/12 registered at the EOU police station in the state capital. He is accused of...
  • New York Police Department's campaign to boost its image backfires horribly; People flood Twitter with photos of brutality 24-04-2014 11:46 AM

    A New York Police Department campaign to burnish its image via social media instead produced a flood of pictures of apparent police brutality and tweets critical of the force being shared at a rate of thousands an hour. Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said on Wednesday he would continue and expand...
  • Delhi: Discom employee arrested for molesting girl 23-04-2014 11:52 PM

    New Delhi: A 58-year-old employee of a power distribution company has been arrested for allegedly molesting a girl at a government dispensary in the Nehru Nagar area of southeast Delhi, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place on Tuesday while the 19-year-old girl and accused Gyan Prakash were waiting...
  • Delhi: Woman teacher accuses principal, manager of molestation 23-04-2014 11:31 PM

    New Delhi: A teacher of a well-known school has accused her school principal and manager of molesting her in Vasant Vihar area of south Delhi. According to police, based on complaint filed by the woman, a case has been registered against school principal and manager at Vasunt Kunj (north) police...
  • Police arrest dacoit carrying reward of Rs 5 lakh 23-04-2014 09:20 PM

    A dacoit carrying a reward of Rs 5.10 lakh on his head was arrested by Gujarat police along with three of his associates from Shivpuri town in Morena, police said on Wednesday. The dacoit, identified as Manish Gusain, and his three associates, Gaurav Tomar, Pushpendra Singh and Vinay were arrested...
  • 30-year-old government school teacher shot dead by Naxals 23-04-2014 03:08 PM

    A 30-year-old government school teacher was allegedly shot dead by naxalites in Maoist-hit Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh, police said on Wednesday. The shikshakarmi (contractual teacher) Ranveer Salame was killed late on Tuesday evening by a group of armed naxals in Teregaon village weekly market under Kohka police station limits, Rajnandgaon...
  • 1.5 lakh cash stolen from customer's bag in bank 23-04-2014 02:25 PM

    Cash worth Rs 1.5 lakh has been allegedly stolen from a customer's bag by unidentified persons in a bank here, police said. A customer Jagdish Meena, who holds an account of Kisan Credit Card (KCC) in the State Bank of Bikaner ~~amp;amp; Jaipur's (SBBJ) Old Dhan Mandi branch, in his...
  • Shamli: Protests erupt after school student stabbed to death over old enmity 23-04-2014 01:14 PM

    A school student has been stabbed to death allegedly by two miscreants at Kairi village in the neighbouring Shamli district, police said. The victim, Kuldeep Kashyap (16) was attacked on Tuesday when he was returning from school in the village under Babri police station, they said. Irate villagers later blocked...
  • Five killed in truck-auto collision in Nalanda 22-04-2014 04:04 PM

    Five persons were killed in a collision between a truck and an auto-rickshaw in Sursarai area of Bihar's Nalanda district on Tuesday. All the deceased were auto-rickshaw passengers, Sursarai police station officer in-charge Pryadershi said. The truck driver managed to flee from the scene. ~~amp;nbsp; ...
  • Delhi Police didn't act during 1984 riots, claims Cobrapost sting 22-04-2014 11:07 AM

    New Delhi: News portal Cobrapost on Tuesday came out with yet another sting operation in the middle of the election campaign. The sting revealed that the Delhi Police did not act during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. In the latest sting, Cobrapost claimed that Delhi Police officials admitted to their role...
  • South Korea: Death count in ferry sinking crosses 100 22-04-2014 09:47 AM

    One by one, coast guard officers carried the newly arrived bodies covered in white sheets from a boat to a tent on the dock of this island, the first step in identifying a sharply rising number of corpses from a South Korean ferry that sank nearly a week ago. Dozens...
  • Rajasthan ATS gets custody of IM terror suspect 21-04-2014 11:56 PM

    Main terror suspect of Indian Mujahideen's Jodhpur module Mohammad Sakib Ansari was on Monday remanded in 10 days' custody of Rajasthan Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS). Sakib was produced before the additional Chief judicial magistrate's court in Jodhpur by the Rajasthan ATS, which had taken his custody from Delhi Police (Special Cell)...
  • Human trafficking: 4 women, 1 minor from Chhattisgarh sold in Delhi; police arrest one 21-04-2014 11:08 PM

    A woman, who had allegedly sold off in Delhi four tribal women and a minor girl belonging to Chhattisgarh's Korba district, was arrested on Monday, police said. However, director of a Delhi based placement agency-BR Service Center and another woman, who played a role of the mediator in this case,...
  • In Bundelkhand, dacoits still call the shots 21-04-2014 03:55 PM

    In Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh, power still flows from the barrel of the gun, where - believe it or not - dacoits play a key role in deciding who will win the five parliamentary seats from the region. The gang of Sudesh Patel, more popularly known as Balkhariya, has...
  • One injured in firing in front of police control room in Bundi 20-04-2014 11:38 PM

    One person sustained bullet injuries when a man opened fire at him in a busy market area, in front of the police control room, of the city on Sunday evening, police said. "Rajendra Singh Hada, 30, opened fire at Roshan Harijan with his country made pistol just in front of...
  • Four PLFI members arrested in Palamu 20-04-2014 06:39 PM

    Four activists of a militant outfit 'People's Liberation Front of India' were arrested from Karimati village in Palamu district, police said on Sunday. All the four rebels, arrested on Saturday night, were associated with the organisation for the past six months, Deputy SP Ajay Kumar said. Seven other militants managed...
  • Two rival Maoist groups engage in fierce encounter at Palamu 20-04-2014 06:07 PM

    A fierce encounter took place on Sunday between two rival ultra outfits near Phulwaria village in Palamu district bordering Bihar, police said. The encounter lasted for about three hours between Maoists and Trutiya Prastuti Committee cadres, according to a preliminary report, Dy SP Ajay Kumar said. Superintendent of Police YS...
  • Jama Masjid attack: Police files chargesheet against Yasin Bhatkal, Asadullah Akhtar 19-04-2014 05:12 PM

    Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his aide Asadullah Akhtar were on Saturday chargesheeted by Delhi Police in connection with the September 2010 Jama Masjid terror attack case in which two Taiwani tourists had sustained bullet injuries. The Special Cell of Delhi Police filed its final report before Additional...
  • FIR against Kumar Vishwas for staging dharna inside police station 19-04-2014 02:49 PM

    A complaint has been lodged against AAP candidate Kumar Vishwas and hundred others for staging adharna inside a police station, police sources said here on Saturday. The AAP leader and others sat in the premises to press for an FIR against Priyanka Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, and some Congress workers, alleging...
  • Reports of gunman at Los Angeles Times building: Police 19-04-2014 12:21 PM

    Police swarmed the Los Angeles Times building late on Friday after receiving a report of a gunman inside and have arrested one person, police said. Reports that an unidentified person had threatened to open fire on the third floor of the building came in after 7 pm local time (0200...
  • Real cops thank 'reel' cop 'Singham' in this video uploaded by filmmaker Rohit Shetty's team 19-04-2014 09:42 AM

    Mumbai: The makers of Ajay Devgn-starrer 'Singham' have come up with a video which shows police personnel acknowledging positive change in public perception about them due to the 2011 action film. Devgn is all set to reprise the role of Bajirao Singham in Rohit Shetty's second installment of 'Singham'. The...
  • Naxals fire on polling party in Rajnandgaon, no casualties reported 18-04-2014 08:46 AM

    An exchange of fire took place between the security forces and the Naxals in the insurgency-hit Rajnandgaon Lok Sabha constituency of Chhattisgarh where polling was held on Thursday. No causalities were reported. "The incident took place under Khadgaon police station limits of Rajnandgaon district while a polling party escorted by...
  • Relative rapes 20-year-old for over four years 17-04-2014 11:11 PM

    A 20-year-old B.Com student was allegedly raped by her uncle for over four years in Kavi Nagar area in Ghaziabad. Based on the victim's complaint, a case was registered on Thursday against Dhyanchand Bhaskar at Kavi Nagar police station, police said. The accused is on the run since the registration...
  • Woman stripped as punishment for resisting molestation 17-04-2014 11:06 PM

    Two youth tore woman's clothes when she tried to resist their molestation bid at Siyani Gate area in Ghaziabad on Thursday. Police said the victim, who lives with her family in Ghaziabad, along with her husband, was going to Siyani Gate on a bike. "When the woman and her husband...
  • Over 14,000 postal ballots used in Delhi for Lok Sabha elections 17-04-2014 04:59 PM

    Over 14,000 of around 75,000 Delhi Police and civil officials deployed on election duty on April 10 in New Delhi have exercised their franchise through postal ballots. Delhi Election Commission had distributed around 30,000 postal ballots and nearly 45,000 Election Duty Certificates (EDCs) to security personnel and civil officials who...
  • Delhi Police find girls also part of chain snatching gangs 17-04-2014 10:32 AM

    New Delhi: Incidents of chain snatching have seen a massive rise in the last few months and seems to be turning into an organised crime in Delhi-NCR. Almost 2000 chain snatching cases has been registered in Delhi since January 2014. Chain snatchers generally target women pedestrians. While investigating a case...
  • Crimes against women confined to pockets of Delhi: HC 16-04-2014 07:46 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said that crimes against women in the national capital occur more often in a few "pockets" of the city, particularly areas which have undergone rapid urbanisation. A bench of acting Chief Justice BD Ahmed and Justice S Mridul made the remarks after...
  • Congress candidate Krishnam lodges FIR for extortion 16-04-2014 04:10 PM

    Congress candidate from Sambhal constituency Acharya Pramod Krishnam has lodged an FIR against an unidentified person for alleged extortion of Rs 25 lakh from him, police said on Wednesday. An FIR was registered on Tuesday on Krishnam's complaint at Asmoli police station here, they said. According to the complaint, an...